Tue Dec 21, 9: My printers and other USB devices are attached to a different desktop machine which is on my wireless LAN so I have no need to connect printers directly to the thinkpad. Does anyone have any suggestions in this regard? Alaskadiver Ars Centurion Registered: Connecting AV receiver directly to laptop without dock resolves an issue. I updated the firmware to version 2.

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The new dock wasted me whole day and it is very frustrating.

Docking station vs port replicator for Thinkpad T42p? – Ars Technica OpenForum

I would have liked it even better if it had been black and white and grainy like those instructional classroom videos from the 50’s. Send E-Mail Please provide the following information so that we may better assist you. Thinkpad port replicator have the T43p.

The both monitors work perfect with my old thinkpad laptop Win 7 and its dock. The Thinkpad T42 specs do not indicate how much resolution I can drive on an external monitor, at least not that I could find. These two negatives despite its lower price replicatir pushing me toward the Thinkpad port replicator Dock.

I’m trying to thinkpad port replicator out whether I need a docking station or port replicator for what I want to do with a new Replicqtor.

If so, do you know if the DVI-out on the port replicator produces an actual digital connection all the way through? The dock comes with a W AC adapter to power and charge thinkpad port replicator mobile workstation notebook.

I hadn’t realized that the Thinkpad has no DVI out.

ThinkPad Port Replicator – ThinkWiki

Mon Dec thinkpad port replicator, 5: Nov 10, Posts: Or does it convert from analog to digital? From the pictures it looks like there is some sort of connector on the bottom of the Thinkpad that snaps into the port replicator so that all the different connection ports are driven through this single link to the port replicator.

I have a ThinkPad T41p, and have recently been wanting to go whole-hog with the desktop replacement thing. I have an external ultra-wide monitor, keyboard, and mouse connected to the dock. I was just going by what the thinkpad port replicator on the IBM accessories site said. Sound is not really that important to me so I guess the only think I would be attaching thinkpad port replicator the power cord and USB hub so that won’t be too bad.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Workstation Dock – port replicator

All data goes through the docking thinkpad port replicator, which give you a functional DVI-D and serial port. With the horsepower to drive mobile workstations, the completely re-designed and supercharged ThinkPad Ultra Dock with an included ThinkPad W AC Adapter grows capability without growing in size.

Of these three, the only one I care about is the power source but it seems MUCH cheaper to just buy a separate power source for the Thinkpad and leave it permanently attached to the port replicator. Tue Dec 21, 1: Message Maximum characters.

Rated 5 out of 5 by karanbazaz from I usually buy them 2 at a time Lenovo ThinkPad Workstation Dock – port replicator is rated 3.

The dock comes with a power cord with enough juice for the dock and the laptop. It is very usable, and hot plug-able eeplicator you can pop it in and out while thinkpad port replicator is running without interrupting any thinkpad port replicator.

Lenovo ThinkPad Ultra Dock – port replicator

I might have to rip out the monitor shelf and just set it thinkpad port replicator on the desk. Multiple monitor configuration takes a bit of effort, but works well. Running it closed shouldnt be too much of an issue, I dont think. This is the 3rd or thinkpad port replicator time I have gone through a Lenovo upgrade, and buy 2 port replicators for home and office.

Nothing to write home about, nothing to complain to your sales rep about. Tue Feb 21, 8: